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How India succumbed in the first T20I against Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka rode on Kasun Rajitha and Dasun Shanaka's bowling efforts to demoralise Indian batting and register win in 1st T20I on Tuesday.

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Debutant Kasun Rajitha got rid of in-form Rohit Sharma on the second ball of the innings to give India a disastrous start. (Source: BCCI)

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Suresh Raina wasn't allowed to stay at the crease for long as he was cleaned up by Dasun Shanaka. (Source: AP)

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With much to prove and expectations high, Yuvraj Singh played a disappointing pull-shot at 53/5 off Dushmantha Chameera to give a simple catch back to the bowler. (Source: BCCI)

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Ravichandran Ashwin top-scored for India with 31 runs. But didn't find any support at the other end with hosts bundling out for a mere 101. (Source: AP)

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Dinesh Chandimal went after the Indian bowlers to score 35 and push the game further away from India's grasps (Source: BCCI)

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Not helping were the chances missed and poor fielding. Here, Shikhar Dhawan tried to grab on to one but failed. (Source: BCCI)

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Sri Lanka sealed the win by 5 wickets, with two overs remaining, in the end on a fast, green track in Pune. (Source: BCCI)